Preston Six-course English guitar – United Kingdom – 1804


Acoustic Hollow Body Six-course English guitar


Twelve copper frets, copper rosette, capotasto of copper and ebony, bridge of ebony and ivory

Maple top, back and sides


It had an ebony fingerboard covered with turtle shell, and six double-course strings.
The guitar was introduced in Portugal in the 1750s and developed into the Portuguese guitar, the sound of which is an important part of fado music.

Last updated on 5 May 2020
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